First 200 km brevet in under 8 hours

I decided to race another brevet. Sailing down to Solomon’s permanent was a good option.  I’m very familiar with this route. It is also relatively flat, so it was the perfect training ride. It is probably similar to Florida, where my first 24 hour race will take place in February. Flat, windy and cool. My […]

Rate this:

Gentle 200 km and some rain

It’s been twenty days after Paris-Brest-Paris. I am still dealing with tingling and numbness in my toes and fingertips. Nothing unexpected. The good news is – I am feeling great overall. In all honesty – I feel I can tackle another 1200 ride tomorrow. Ok, let’s slow down and come back to reality. The next big […]

Rate this:

2014 DCR Wilderness Campaign 200k

Last Saturday was the first 200km this year with DC Randonneurs. The forecast was for a pleasant day and temperatures in the 60s. I was not feeling very well the previous two days, but I also was not  just simply missing the ride. So lets see . . .  preparation, preparation. I am always amazed […]

Rate this:

2011 ACP Frederick 300 km

On May 7  2011 was my first 300 km ride in USA. It was the ACP Frederick 300 km. We started from  Fort Detrick Hampton Inn at 5 am sharp. I checked in at 4:45am. Credit for the pictures to William Smith and William Beck             It was still dark out […]

Rate this:

Last Train from Clarksville 200K

This Saturday was my second 200km brevet of the year.  For February  I decided on doing “Last Train from Clarksville 200 km”, a route designed by Crista Borras fr0m DC Randonneurs. Starts and ends in  Clarksville,MD. It is a loop with 7600 feet climbing – I think average for DC Randonneurs rides. As Crista describes […]

Rate this:

X Marks the Spot 200 K

This year the plan is to go for  R-12 award . My cycling year started in September 2013. I completed  my second physical therapy. Then for few months I was doing plenty of stretching and riding 10 to 15 miles few times a week. I was going to take my time this year and not […]

Rate this:

My first brevet in USA – Urbana 200K

After few years living in the US going back to randonneuring was on my list . The passion for cycling was kicking me in my butt to continue. Commuting to work every day, I was physically ready . I have done all rides from the  SR Series in Bulgaria, but it has been almost 10 […]

Rate this:

Looking in the past

I was looking for old pictures today , so the stories about early years in cycling can continue. After all, this was the reason why i became in love with cycling for life . Pictures alone speak for themselves. I mentioned earlier , that Dr. Plamen Bujev was the heart of every event, and he […]

Rate this:

The love for Randonneuring

I started this blog today to keep all memories, friends and pictures -in one place. My first serous cycling year was back in 1999. Born in Bulgaria, in the small town of Popovo (population 20K) . At that time it was very hard to get your parents to buy you a bike. Most people were […]

Rate this: